Just a writer that likes to dabble with Photoshop. I'm also a poet with a pretty mean Muay Thai kick.
denim... and catchy headlines.
breaking into a creative agency.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. - Charles Mingus
The power of wordplay. Give me any word and I can make an acronym out of it. I dare you.
Community garden coordinator
The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
Jonathan’s CreativeMornings activity
First of all, I want to say 'start'... just start
Invite your anxiety into the room. Let it help you write, let it help you create, let it help you think of ideas
I didn't want to face how much that experience had hurt me but sometimes in the things that hurt us, it's also hard to face that there was some beauty there.
You've got to pinpoint what's underneath your creative anxiety.
You're probably going to cry and it's okay... I felt so vulnerable having to write this spiritual memoir, having to write thing that were hard to write about.
I never wanted to write another book or create another project because it was time. I think that's a weird way to come into the creative process.
Amena Brown Owen Creative Anxiety
One of the things I like to do with my pieces is always challenge the notion of space, movement, implied movement... Movement is life.
Bartering is not dead.
Understand what skill does and what it means to work in the outside world... now you're competing with everything else.
If you want it, you have to get it. You cannot rely on anyone else.
One, no one owes you anything. Two, no one invited you into the art world (ie. no one owes you anything).
If you play baseball and you come home with your uniform without dirt, then you didn't play.
Isaac Duncan III Balance Is Boring
I was using literal dollar-store chalk to create elaborate designs for some of the world's most influential people and brands. Creating beautiful things from simple and unexpected materials is in my blood.
Continue creating beautiful things, even when you feel voiceless, that your resources are limited, or that your well has run dry...The most valuable piece of art I own, a tiny umbrella fashioned out of trash, was made right in the middle of a literal and figurative desert.
With at least half of the camp population made up of children under the age of 17, the adults were determined to provide them with an illusion of normalcy.
create...beautiful things out of the most mundane mediums
Gaman: to endure the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity
I found my muse - it's my family's firsthand pilgrimage through this literal and figurative desert that has taught me so much about the power of beauty and creativity.